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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2012 22:21:36 -0400
Message-ID: <5021CD30.90006@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 8/7/12 10:09 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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> On 7 August 2012 16:05, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com 
> <mailto:kidehen@openlinksw.com>> wrote:
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>     On 8/7/12 9:10 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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>         Now that we have a few social systems progressing nicely.
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>         Do people think it's the right time to start working on a paid
>         app market.
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>         The idea of the web as the intersection of information spaces,
>         could apply to apps too.  ie to make apps that are as
>         compatible as possible with other app eco systems, but also to
>         allow you to 'deploy to the web', and add in a payment system
>         to encourage people to build apps.
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>         Perhaps it might be possible to hook in payswarm as a possible
>         payments system.
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>         If anyone is interested in this idea, it's something I'd be
>         happy to work on, with maybe trying to get a proof of concept
>         ready by end of next month in time for TPAC.
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>         Any thoughts, design ideas, issues?
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>     Interested in the idea, but need specifics fleshed out re. roles
>     of WebID, ACLs, and Certificates as license mechanism etc..
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> So my initial thought was to try and create a simple web 3.0 platform 
> using drupal 7 and a webid login.
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> Then an app catalogue similar to : https://5apps.com/demos/
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> Then look at payments integration, which hopefully can be plugged in 
> via payswarm
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> After a proof of concept, aim to bootstrap as many existing app 
> stores/centers/markets as possible e.g mobile (android, windows, ios 
> etc.) and web facebook, chrome, mozilla
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> thoughts?

Maybe best developed via a Wiki doc. How is license enforcement going to 
work? Ideally, we leverage X.509 certs with WebID watermarks. A 
certificate can include information that an application uses to enforce 
license terms.
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>     Regards,
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>     Kingsley Idehen
>     Founder & CEO
>     OpenLink Software
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